Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 72-hour period the Morgan City Police Department responded 124 to calls for service. The following person(s) were arrested as a result beginning on 03/06/2020:
Gerald Cooks, 58 years of age, Fourth St. Morgan City, LA was arrested on 03/06/2020 at 9:56 am
Charges: Unauthorized Entry of an Inhabited Dwelling
Officers contacted Cooks during a traffic stop for speeding. During the stop, a warrants check on Cooks showed an outstanding warrant from Morgan City Police Department. The warrant for Unauthorized Entry of an Inhabited dwelling stemmed from an incident in December of 2019. Cooks was arrested and transported to Morgan City Police Department for booking.
Shannon Brown, 37 Years of age, Loire Ave, Lafayette, LA was arrested on 03/06/2020 at 10:00 am
Charges: Warrant City Court of Morgan City for FTA to Pay Probation Fee
Warrant City Court of Morgan City for FTA for Contempt of Court
Brown was transported form Lafayette Correctional Facility on warrants from City Court of Morgan City. Brown was booked into the Morgan
City Police Department Jail and Booked
Demarcus Roy, 27 years of age, Mallard St. Morgan City, LA was arrested on 03/07/2020 at 9:01 pm
Charges: Warrant-City Court of Morgan City FTA to Pay Fine
Warrant-City Court of Morgan City FTA to Pay Probation Fee
While officers were investigating a complaint on General Hodges St. they came into contact with Roy who had warrants from City Court of Morgan City. Roy was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking.
Juan Carlos Sierra, 30 years of age, Berwick, LA was arrested on 03/08/2020 at 12:21 pm
Charges: No Drivers License
Driving While Intoxicated 1st Offense
Officers responded to a complaint of a reckless driver on Hwy 182. Officers located the vehicle as it was turning into a local business and contacted the driver. While speaking with the driver it was learned that he did not have a driver’s license. The officer also suspected that Sierra did was intoxicated. Sierra was given a field sobriety test which he did poorly on. Sierra was transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was given a chemical test for intoxication with the results of .196 g%. Sierra was booked into the Morgan City Police Department Jail.
Edgar De La Rosa-Jua, 33 years of age, Glenwood ST. Morgan City, LA was arrested on 03/08/2020 at 5:12 am
Charges: Reckless Operation of a vehicle
Improper Lane Use
Possession of Sch II-Cocaine
An officer traveling on Hwy 182 observed a vehicle being driven recklessly. The officer stopped the vehicle near MLK Blvd and Allison St. The driver refused to exit his vehicle when advised to do so. The driver finally exited the vehicle but had to be restrained. After being placed under arrest officers located a white powder suspected to be cocaine. De La Rosa_Jua was placed under arrested and booked into the Morgan City Police Department.